Special Olympics Torch Run Relay photos

Law enforcement officers of all stripes strapped on their running shoes Thursday for the Kitsap leg of the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, where officers carry the Special Olympics torch by land and sea to Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Here’s more information on the Special Olympics.

The list of agencies participating in the event is nearly comprehensive, and includes the departments of Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Bremerton, Suquamish, along with the Kitsap Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Coast Guard (MFPU Bangor), N.C.I.S., the Washington State Patrol and the Kitsap Prosecutor’s Office.

And here are some photos from Deputy Tim Young.

Sheriff’s Detective Ray Stroble pilots the sheriff’s office SAFE Boat out of Bremerton Marina early Thursday afternoon, with the Special Olympics torch carried by Sheriff’s Corrections Lt. Genie Elton. Sgt. Jim McDonough of the sheriff’s marine services unit assists. WSF M/V Sealth departs Bremerton Ferry Terminal for the 12:20 crossing to Seattle.
Sheriff’s Det. Ray Stroble pilots the Sheriff’s Office SAFE Boat out of Bremerton Marina early Thursday afternoon, with the Special Olympics torch carried by Sheriff’s Corrections Lt. Genie Elton. Sgt. Jim McDonough of the sheriff’s marine services unit assists. In the background, the M/V Sealth departs the Bremerton Ferry Terminal for the 12:20 crossing to Seattle.
Left to right: DPA Chad Enright Deputy Duane Dobbins Corrections Sgt. Scott Billingsley Sgt. Jim Porter (with torch) Deputy Darren Andersson on motorcycle
Left to right:
Deputy Prosecutor Chad Enright, Deputy Duane Dobbins, Corrections Sgt. Scott Billingsley, Sgt. Jim Porter (with torch) and Deputy Darren Andersson on motorcycle
The county team passes the Special Olympics torch to the Bremerton running team consisting of officers and detectives from Bremerton Police Department and cadets from the Washington Youth Academy. Kitsap County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Porter passes the Special Olympics torch to Bremerton Police Detective Ryan Heffernan, prior to the start of the Bremerton leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
The county team passes the Special Olympics torch to the Bremerton running team, made up of officers and detectives from the Bremerton Police Department and cadets from the Washington Youth Academy. Kitsap County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Porter passes the “Flame of Hope” to Bremerton Police Detective Ryan Heffernan, prior to the start of the Bremerton leg of the run.

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